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1

Presenting Complaint



What does the patient complain of?
1. Red eye
2. Discharge – is this purulent or watery
3. Itching
4. Photphobia
5. Pain
6. Visual disturbance:
• Floaters
• Flashing lights
• Shadows
• Glare
7. Diplopia

2

Hx of PC

Monocular or binocular
Speed of onset
Constant or intermittent
Previous episodes
Associated symptoms
Effect on lifestyle

3

Past Occular History

Previous Ocular surgery
Refractive state of the eye
• Myopia (short sightedness) – associated with retinal detachment
• Hypermetropia (long-sightedness) – associated with angle-closure glaucoma
History of Amblyopia (lazy eye)

4

Past Medical History

Diabetes
Hypertension
Vascular disorders

5

Family history

• Diabetes
• Glaucoma

6

Social History

• Smoker
• Alcohol

7

Entropion



Entropion is a medical condition in which the eyelid (usually the lower lid) folds inward

8

Ectropion




Ectropion is a medical condition in which the lower eyelid turns outwards.

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